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Upper East Side prestige, legendary cabaret and bar
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Central Park: 1 block
Host to world leaders and entertainment luminaries, this Upper East Side landmark presides over fashionable Madison Avenue, 1 block from Central Park and 5 blocks from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
The ultimate New York supper club, Café Carlyle hosts talents such as Woody Allen and Elaine Stritch. Bemelmans Bar is renowned for its enchanting murals by the creator of the Madeline children's books.
Art and antiques
Guestrooms are individually decorated in a classic Louis XVI style, with original artwork and antiques. Beds are dressed with 440-thread-count sheets and sumptuous down duvets. Marble baths feature Kiehl's toiletries.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
At your hotel
At your hotel
A stately presence on Madison Avenue, the Carlyle is one block from Central Park and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Neighbors include some of the world's most exclusive couturier shops, such as Vera Wang, Carolina Herrera, Yves St. Laurent, and Prada. Museum Mile, a lovely stretch of Fifth Avenue (two blocks west), is home to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum, the Jewish Museum, the Frick Collection, and other renowned cultural venues.
The Carlyle Restaurant, decorated in an English manor house style, is a longtime favorite among Upper East Siders. The adjacent Gallery, with opulent decor inspired by a sultan's palace, is a popular post-midnight haunt for the entertainers at the Café Carlyle and Bemelmans Bar.
Wireless Internet access (surcharge) is available in the lobby. Sense Spa offers a steam room, and unique treatments in a relaxing atmosphere; its fitness center features Technogym equipment. The Yves Durif salon is open seven days a week and offers in-room service.
Valet parking is available in a secure garage.
- Year Built 1930
- 24-hour front desk
- Total number of rooms - 188
- Number of floors - 33
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Business center
- Coffee shop or café
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Fireplace in lobby
- Turkish bath/Hammam
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Health club
- Concierge services
- Babysitting or childcare
- Laundry facilities
- One meeting room
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Luggage storage
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Multilingual staff
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Shopping on site
- Spa tub
- Steam room
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Wedding services
- Full-service spa
- Hair salon
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access (14.95 USD per 24 hours surcharge)
Park your car
Valet parking (surcharge)
In your room
- Premium TV channels
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Air conditioning
- Complimentary newspaper
- Climate control
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room massage available
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- DVD player
- Cable TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Room service (24 hours)
Eat and drink
The Carlyle Restaurant - Inspired French and regional American cuisine with Greek influences. Longtime favorite among Upper East Siders. Two intimately lit rooms decorated in English manor house style, including Aubusson rugs, Fortuny silk, chintz-covered banquettes, 19th-century engravings. Breakfast and dinner daily. Lunch Monday–Saturday. Sunday brunch. Ladies Who Lunch two-course prix fixe menu Monday–Saturday.
Café Carlyle - Legendary cabaret hosting greats such as Elaine Stritch, Eartha Kitt, and Woody Allen, who jams with the Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band. Romantic, intimate venue in tradition of 1930s supper club. Music-themed murals by French artist Marcel Vertes, the Oscar-winning art director of the 1952 movie Moulin Rouge. Dinner and entertainment Monday–Saturday.
Bemelmans Bar - Celebrated bar with original murals by Ludwig Bemelmans, artist and creator of Madeline children's books. Murals depict whimsical scenes of Central Park, including picnicking rabbits. Art Deco design includes leather banquettes, dramatic black-granite bar, 24-karat gold leaf–covered ceiling. Classic cocktails. Sophisticated bar menu includes Mini Marinated Lamb Chops and the ground-to-order Carlyle Black Angus Burger. Madeline lunch and afternoon tea for children and parents, with pianist and songs, Friday–Sunday afternoon. Entertainment Monday–Saturday evenings.
The Gallery - Exotic decor inspired by the sultan's dining room at the Topkapi Palace in Turkey. Upper gallery wrapped in deep red, hand-painted wallpaper. Banquettes made of antique kilims and red-fringed velvet chairs. Intimate lower gallery features intricate blue-and-gold wallpaper. À la carte menu 10 AM–2 AM. Continental breakfast, afternoon English tea.
The hotel's health club features cadio equipment by Technogym, an Italian fitness and wellness company.
Central Park, one block west of The Carlyle, encompasses 843 acres of meadows, woods, cliffs, ravines, gardens, paths, and lakes in an emerald setting. Popular walking and running routes include Central Park Drive (closed to traffic during scheduled hours) and the path around the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. The Loeb Boathouse, on a picturesque lake, provides rowboat and bicycle rentals. The Wollman Memorial Skating Rink offers ice-skating in the winter and splendid views of the park and city year-round.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Hydrotherapy treatments
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
The fine print for The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel
When you arrive
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
When you leave
Check-out time is noon
Pets allowed, Only dogs and cats are allowed, Pet maximum weight in lb is 25
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
- Breakfast fee: USD 35 per person (approximately)
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.95 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
- Valet parking fee: USD 60 per night
- Pet fee: USD 50 per night
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 75 per night
Awards & Affiliations
- The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel is listed in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2012 Travel + Leisure 500.